R.S. Beatty Papers, 1798-1840

Descriptive Summary

Title
R.S. Beatty Papers, 1798-1840
Creator
Beatty, R.S.
Extent
2 items
Subjects
Actions and defenses -- Kentucky -- Nelson County
Grocers -- Kentucky -- Louisville -Correspondence
Morehead, Charles
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This two item collection consists of a legal document and a letter collected by R.S. Beatty. The 1798 legal document signed by Charles Morehead, father of the governor of Kentucky, Charles S. Morehead, concerns the settlement of a dispute between Robert C. Slaughter and Michael Runner in Nelson County, Kentucky. Other names represented are James Brown and William Kendall. The letter, dated Louisville, Ky., Feb. 14, 1840, was written by grocers Harding and Bryant (?) to Mr. Ganaway of Washington County, Kentucky, and concerns an order of a sack of salt.
Creator's Occupation: Collector
Arrangement: Chronological